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01/31/19: No-Cost Specialty License Plate Upgrade in February 2019 in Honor of Heart Month

01/18/19: Students from 52 Pinellas Elementary Schools Honored at Kids Tag Art Pinellas Award Ceremony

01/11/19: Pinellas County Tax Collector’s Office Launches New Mobile-Optimized Online Appointment System

01/08/19: Amendment 4 Compliance for ‘Motor Voter’ Registrations


11/21/18: #GivingTuesday Spirit Shown through “Jeans for Bay County,” Other Charitable Partnerships

11/15/18: Student and Teacher Created License Plates Now Available for Purchase

11/02/18: 2018 Property Tax Collection Opens for Pinellas Property Owners

10/26/18: Pinellas Tax Bills to be Mailed Oct. 31; Email Bill Notification Coming Oct. 29

10/01/18: Pinellas Tax Collector Offices Support National Breast Cancer Awareness Month

09/19/18: TripAdvisor, Expedia, and Other Sites to Begin Paying Tourist Development Taxes to the Pinellas County Tax Collector

09/10/18: Pinellas County Tax Collector Receives State Award for Excellence

08/02/18: Donate School Supplies at Pinellas Tax Collector Offices for Local Students in Need

06/28/18: Tax Relief in Sight for Property Owners Who Suffered Hurricane Damage

06/11/18: Governor, Florida Cabinet to Honor Florida Tax Collectors’ Kids Tag Art Program

05/01/18: Love Winter the Dolphin? Specialty License Plate Helps Nonprofit that Rescued Her

04/21/18: Sign Up for Paperless Property Tax Bills This Earth Day

04/04/18: April is National Donate Life Month

03/22/18: What to do if You Receive a 2017 Property Tax Reminder Notice

03/19/18: New eCheck Option, Upgraded Payment Website for Pinellas Auto Tag Renewals

03/01/18: Pinellas County Tax Collector Offices Team Up with Preserve Vision Florida

02/28/18: Last Day for Property Tax Discounts on 2017 Property Tax Bills

02/22/18: New Partnership Provides Tools to Help Pinellas Car Buyers Avoid Fraud

02/12/18: Concealed Weapon License Service Location Change

01/11/18: Kids Tag Art Pinellas Award Ceremony Announcement

01/04/18: Remember 2017’s Surge in Passport Renewals? In 2018, it’s Driver Licenses


12/18/17: Property Tax Primer: Fast Facts Related to Federal Income Tax Overhaul

12/11/17: Youth Discount for Florida Resident Sportsman’s Licenses in December

11/28/17: Tax Collector Celebrates #GivingTuesday Spirit All Year Long

11/20/17: License Plates Designed by Pinellas 5th Graders Now Available Online

10/31/17: Pinellas County Property Tax Bills Mailed October 31

10/27/17: Paperless Property Tax Bills Coming to Pinellas County

09/24/17: Pinellas County Tax Collector receives state award for financial excellence

09/16/17: All Tax Collector offices open Monday, September 18

09/14/17: Select offices reopen Sept. 15, Call Center remains closed due to Hurricane Irma impact

09/13/17: Offices closed Sept. 14 due to Hurricane Irma impact

09/12/17: Offices closed Sept. 13 due to Hurricane Irma impact

09/09/17: Offices closed Sept. 12 due to Hurricane Irma impact

09/07/17: Offices closed Sept. 8 and 11 due to Hurricane Irma

09/06/17: Office closure due to Hurricane Irma

06/29/17: Announcing Concealed Weapon License Fee Reduction

05/02/17: Pinellas County Tax Collector now processing same-day concealed weapon license renewals

02/08/17: Tax Collector working to improve service offerings for  Pinellas County residents

01/24/17: Kids Tag Art Pinellas Awards Ceremony this Thursday, January 26, 2017, at the St. Petersburg College Clearwater Arts Auditorium

01/04/17: Charles W. Thomas is sworn in as Pinellas County’s new Tax Collector

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